Why yes it is…
I’ve been sitting on this little idea for a while and as a bit of fun I finally got around to putting it together and properly testing it. Basically on an iPhone with geolocation support (3.0+), I have set up a little web app that will get the speed from the GPS and move the speedometer needle according to your current speed in kilometres. Continue reading “Is that a Speedo in your pocket?”
Recently I read an article on better image preloading using CSS3 which presented a clever idea using CSS3 multiple background images to preload images on one element as opposed to another method of having containers for each image. As of writing the support for multiple backgrounds is fairly sparse with webkit having the best support (Safari 3+ & Chrome 1+), Firefox is introducing this in the upcoming 3.6 release.
Continue reading “Even better image preloading with CSS2”
Recently I have been playing around with CSS transitions and animations as implemented in webkit based browsers such as Safari and Chrome. They have been submitted to the W3C for consideration in the CSS3 spec so hopefully we should see more browsers support this soon, Firefox 3.5 supports CSS transforms which was developed by the webkit people to work alongside CSS animations & transitions. Continue reading “Create the accordion effect using CSS3”
Just saw a great post on Jonathan Snooks’ blog about doing text rotation with CSS and how to accomplish it in IE using IE propriety filter basic image property to rotate a text block. But there is a better way using CSS3 writing-mode property that has been in IE since version 5.5. Continue reading “Real text rotation with CSS”
Recently Google launched their latest mobile version of Gmail optimised for iPhone and Android based browsers. One of the features that stood out was the offline access thanks to the browsers support of html5 application cache. Continue reading “How to create offline webapps on the iPhone”